Why the Best Leaders Fail and How They Learn From It

Why the Best Leaders Fail and How They Learn From It

If you have ever tried to something with any real difficulty, you have experienced failure. Failure is a part of life. However, many people avoid failure by simply deciding not to participate. If something smells even remotely challenging or risky, they avoid because of the fear of failure.

When it comes to leadership, it’s one of those skills that’s difficult and has a high risk of failure. It even gets riskier when you live out the actual definition of leadership in the Elevate Others Leadership Program, “Someone whose actions inspire, empower, and serve in order to elevate others over an extended period of time.”

Turns out the best leaders embrace this definition of leaders despite the high likelihood of failure because they know:

Failure is Not Final

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About the Author John Eades is the CEO of LearnLoft, a leadership development company which exists to turn managers into leaders and create healthier places to work. John was named one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace and was awarded the 2017 Readership Award by Training Industry.com. John is also the author the upcoming book Building the Best: 8 Proven Leadership Principles to Elevate Others to Success and host of the “Follow My Lead” Podcast, a show that transfers stories and best practices from today’s leaders to the leaders of tomorrow. You follow him on instagram @johngeades.